News: Our work with bears
April 26 2017
Countries that keep captive bears for traditional medicine must follow this positive example to end the captive breeding of bears for their bile
March 13 2017
Raja, a 10-month-old bear cub who arrived weak and underweight at our Balkasar partner sanctuary in Pakistan, on New Year’s Eve, is growing fast and settling in to his new life.
December 14 2016
Maya, the former "dancing" bear is preparing to live the rest of her life in a sanctuary, free from suffering.
November 16 2016
You have helped to rescue bears in South Korea, Romania, Vietnam and China, and played a hugely important role in our quest to improve attitudes towards animal welfare across the world.
August 01 2016
Bear baiting is an inhumane blood “sport” for which bears needlessly endure tremendous suffering. We have a comprehensive approach to saving suffering bears and ending this cruelty for good.
July 06 2016
In February, we told you about two tiny bear cubs found in an abandoned den in the Transylvanian forest. They’ve since been cared for by our partner sanctuary AMP.
April 15 2016
Overwhelming support within China to end the bear bile industry
February 22 2016
Bear baiting could be the very definition of barbarism. Some bears at our Balkasar sanctuary in Pakistan have suffered so badly in their former lives that they cannot forage for food or fend for themselves among the other rescued bears in the main enclosure.
November 12 2015
Evanna Lynch, best known for her role as Luna Lovegood in the Harry Potter film series, recently met our rescued bears in Romania
October 16 2015
Libearty, the bear sanctuary we created with Asociatia Milioane de Prieteni (Millions of Friends Association), has been rescuing and looking after bears for a decade. Evanna Lynch, who plays Luna Lovegood in Harry Potter, is visiting the sanctuary with us to celebrate.